- Latest news, Climbing, mountaineering, skiing, trekking, off-piste, bouldering in Italy, Alps, Himalaya, Dolomites. en-EN Copyright, ( Isabelle Faus sends Memory is Parallax, her third 8B+ boulder problem Isabelle Faus has climbed Memory is Parallax, an 8B+ boulder problem at Elkland, Rocky Mountain National Park, USA. ( Sun, 17 Feb 2019 11:37:00 +0100 New mixed climb up Pizzo Porola in Bergamo Alps Mountaineering in Italy’s Bergamasque Alps: on Pizzo Porola (2981m) Marco Birolini and Ennio Spiranelli have made the first ascent of '80 Primavere ', a mixed climb dedicated to Mario Bergamelli, Honorary President of the Nembrese Alpinist Group. ( Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:10:28 +0100 Beauty and the Beast in the Pale di San Martino, Dolomites Winter climbing in the Dolomites: Simone Banal and Matteo Faletti report about their first ascents, on 8 and 9 January 2019 of 'La Bella' (265m AI5+, 90°) and ‘La Bestia' (250m, AI5+, M6) up Cima del Focobon, Pale di San Martino group, with Alessandro Beber, Marco Pellegrini and Marco Zanni. ( Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:55:46 +0100 Paragliding in Patagonia, Aaron Durogati makes Fitz Roy flyby In January 2019 Aaron Durogati, Italian paragliding champion and exceptional mountaineer, flew with his paraglider off some of the most beautiful peaks in the Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre massifs in Patagonia. ( Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:47:27 +0100 Ciao Albino Marchi, the driving force behind the Arco Rock Master Albino Marchi passed away yesterday afternoon. He was instrumental in the development of the Arco Rock Master climbing competition and his climbing event experience was second to none. ( Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:57:28 +0100 Adam Ondra climbs 9b again / Neanderthal repeat at Santa Linya Sport climbing in Spain: at Santa Linya Adam Ondra has repeated Neanderthal, a 9b sports climb first ascended by Chris Sharma in 2009 ( Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:51:54 +0100 Ezio Marlier adds two mixed climbs to Ollomont in Valle D'Aosta At Ollomont, a splendid valley that hides some of the most mysterious icefalls in Itay’s Aosta Valley, Ezio Marlier has established two mixed climbs: Albice with Alberto Pierotti and Rikiteppa with Paolo Celesia. Marlier reports ( Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:28:24 +0100 Free Solo featuring Alex Honnold climbing El Capitan wins BAFTA and Eddie Awards Free Solo, the film that portrays Alex Honnold and his ropeless ascent of Freerider up El Capitan in Yosemite directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, won a BAFTA award last night in the Documentary category. In early February, Free Solo won a Eddie Award at the American Cinema Editors Awards 2019. ( Tue, 12 Feb 2019 17:28:48 +0100 Paul Bonhomme and Stephane Roguet discover Injection l'Étale on Mt. Étale in France On 6 February 2019 French alpinists Paul Bonhomme and Stephane Roguet made the first ski descent of the East Face of Mt. Étale in France. ( Mon, 11 Feb 2019 09:55:43 +0100 Adam Ondra and Piotr Schab send 9a+ in Spain Sport climbing in Spain: Adam Ondra has sent Catxasa at Santa Linya while Piotr Schab has redointed La Rambla in Siurana. Both climbs are graded 9a+. ( Sun, 10 Feb 2019 20:58:15 +0100 Ice Climbing World Cup 2019: live streaming from Champagny-en-Vanoise 
Today at Champagny-en-Vanoise in France the fifth and penultimate stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup. ( Sat, 09 Feb 2019 18:34:59 +0100 Pietra Grande first ski descent in Brenta Dolomites by Claudio Lanzafame, Marco Maganzini Claudio Lanzafame and Marco Maganzini have made a first ski descent on the northwest face of Pietra Grande in the Brenta Dolomites, Italy. Lanzafame reports about True Love, climbed and skied on on 20/12/2018 ( Fri, 08 Feb 2019 18:12:57 +0100 Adam Ondra / Final episode of USA and Chile climbing road trip VBlog #18 of Adam Ondra: the last episode of this climbing trip across the Americas comes from Valle de Los Cóndores in Chile. ( Thu, 07 Feb 2019 14:06:05 +0100 Tigersoft, new winter climb in Brenta Dolomites Winter mountaineering in the Brenta Dolomites: Simone Banal reports about the first ascent of Tigersoft, a new winter climb up the north face of Cima Brenta established with Fabrizio Dellai and Marco Zanni. ( Thu, 07 Feb 2019 19:04:17 +0100 Aguja de la S in Patagonia: new climb by Iker Pou, Eneko Pou Iker Pou and his brother Eneko Pou have made the first ascent of Haizea, a new 550m climb up Aguja de la S in the Fitz Roy massif of Patagonia. ( Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:01:50 +0100 Shawn Raboutou: Off the Wagon sit in Val Bavona, Switzerland The video of the first ascent of Off the Wagon sit, the boulder problem established by Shawn Raboutou in Val Bavona, Switzerland graded 8C+/V16. ( Tue, 05 Feb 2019 15:46:22 +0100 Caddymania, new Dolomites winter climb up Langkofel by Alessandro Baù, Giovanni Zaccaria Winter mountaineering in the Dolomites: on the NW Face of the Innerkofler Tower, Langkofel / Sassolungo, Alessandro Baù and Giovanni Zaccaria have made the first ascent of the mixed climb of Caddymania. Zaccaria reports. ( Tue, 05 Feb 2019 12:42:27 +0100 Russians unbeatable at Corvara in the Ice Climbing World Cup 2019 The fourth stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup took place in Corvara - Rabenstein, Italy, last weekend. Russians Maria Tolokonina and Nikolai Kuzovlev won the Lead event,  Anton Nemov and Ekaterina Feoktistova the Speed. ( Mon, 04 Feb 2019 03:55:48 +0100 Ski Mountaineering World Cup: Eydallin, Mollart, Arnold, Fatton win in France The third stage of the Ski Mmountaineering World Cup 2019 was staged this weekend at Le Dévoluy in France. Matteo Eydallin and Axelle Mollaret won the Individual race, while Iwan Arnold and Marianne Fatton won the Sprint. ( Sun, 03 Feb 2019 16:26:45 +0100 Peitlerkofel Dolomites / Simon Gietl, Mark Oberlechner add new winter climb On 26 January 2019 Italian mountaineers Simon Gietl and Mark Oberlechner made the first ascent of Kalipe, a difficult new ice and mixed climb up the North Face of Peitlerkofel / Sass de Putia in the Dolomites. ( Sun, 03 Feb 2019 21:02:57 +0100